Over 300 Leslie Frost Students Attend ‘BioBlitz’

Fleming College hosted a BioBlitz in September that involved eco-activities for both elementary students and Fleming students. A 'BioBlitz' is a biological inventory that occurs over a 24-hour period. BioBlitzes help to quantify the number of species in given ecosystems to help assess the decline in biodiversity within that area. [...]

October 16th, 2017||

Woodville ES Students Raise Money for the Humane Society

Students at Woodville Elementary School are giving back to their community. The grade eight girls hand made bracelets and raised a total of $182 dollars. Henny Venus, Executive Director of the Humane Society, came to the school with Shilo his rescued dog to thank students and accept their donation. The Humane [...]

June 28th, 2017||

TLDSB Schools Attend Huntsville’s Annual First Nations, Métis & Inuit Celebration

The Town of Huntsville hosted their annual First Nations, Métis and Inuit Celebration, taking place at River Mill Park on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. This year’s celebration was jointly-hosted by the Métis Nation of Ontario and the Moon River Métis Council. Students from Spruce Glen PS and Huntsville PS participated in activities [...]

June 22nd, 2017||

Bikefest 2017

In partnership with CTC Jumpstart, Muskoka Children’s Foundation, and the Buckwallow Cycling Centre, a wonderful opportunity was created for some of the area's most adventurous children. Over 55 students from 14 Muskoka Schools and 2 CKL Bike Clubs took part in Bikefest on Friday, June 16, 2017. In 2014, TLDSB [...]

June 22nd, 2017||

Community Program Receives Funding to Support TLDSB Schools

On Friday, June 16th, Muskoka Parry Sound MPP Norm Miller attended Bracebridge Public School to recognize the success of YWCA Muskoka in securing an Ontario Trillium Foundation GROW Grant for the Girlz Unplugged program. The grant will enable YWCA Muskoka to provide Girlz Unplugged to girls at 17 elementary schools [...]

June 22nd, 2017||

Six HHS Students Pass Welding Certification and School Receives $20,000 in Funding

On June 9, 2017, six Huntsville High School students, Elias Platts-Boyle, Brent Harrison, Devin Picard, Grayden Kubay, Alex Clarke, and Blake Schmitz all became CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) SMAW (Shielded Metal Arc Welding) Flat Level 1 certified welders. This is an opportunity that is provided to all students in a [...]

June 12th, 2017||

VLC Student Wins Schulich Leadership Scholarship

Nathan, a Virtual Learning student from Bowmanville, Ontario, was selected as the recipient of a $100,000 Schulich Leadership Scholarship. This is one of Schulich’s top awards, and there is only one winner every year. Overall, 37 students across the country were selected as Schulich Leaders. Nathan was homeschooled in his [...]

June 1st, 2017||

Bracebridge AETC Students Explore the Arts

Bracebridge AETC Teacher, Liz Vandenberg, believes everyone can create beautiful art, and the wonderful works produced by her students proves just that. Liz runs a studio based course which teaches the basic art principles, and encourages students to leave their comfort zone through the creation of large-scale pieces. The course [...]

May 30th, 2017||

IE Weldon Student 1 of 60 chosen for Minister’s Student Advisory Council

Over 480 students applied for a spot on the 2017-18 Minister’s Student Advisory Council, of which only 60 positions were up for grabs. The overwhelming response of applications made it difficult to choose final candidates to represent Ontario’s great cultural, social, economic, and geographic diversity. However, Connor, a student from [...]

May 23rd, 2017||

Fenelon Falls SS Student Wins Second Place in Stephen Leacock Writing Contest

Lauren Radigan of Fenelon Falls Secondary School has won $700 for Shocking New Discovery: The Elusive Elderly Teenager, a short story written for the 2017 Stephen Leacock Student Humour Short Story Competition. After years of being encouraged to write in a more formal style in English class, Lauren jumped at the opportunity [...]

May 23rd, 2017||